Category Archives for "Change Management and Resilience"

Managing an Ageing Workforce

Baby boomers are approaching retirement.  By 2031, the number of New Zealanders aged 65 and over is predicted to exceed one million (Ministry of Social Development, 2011), and 85% of New Zealand companies are concerned that this will consequently lead to negative impacts on their businesses (Robert Half, 2016).  What will happen when older employees […]

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Change Management Has Never Been So Important

In today’s business world organisations have to frequently change to keep up with the dynamic and ever-changing environment. Whether it’s a small change like implementing a new system or a much larger change such a company merger or takeover, the way the change is managed determines success or failure. Change management is difficult because people are […]

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Market Pulse August 2015 – Comments from CDL’s General Manager Operations

Change is a continuum – the market is buoyant, nothing stays the same for long and that’s a fact. Businesses continue to re-align to enhance performance and efficiency in a tough global market. Everyday there seems to be another headline about a pending stock market crash, another business restructuring, skills shortages, an aging workforce, and […]

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How to Successfully Undertake Change Management Projects

Great article on Business2community.com .  The need for experts who can assist an organisation navigate through change successfully has never been greater. Although a project team is crucial for success, a senior level advisor to partner with the project leader is invaluable. The advisor can partner with executive leadership to help navigate through change management […]

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Interesting Read: Enabling Organizational Change through Strategic Initiatives

When an organisation embarks on change, whether to take advantage of new opportunities or as a survival necessity, the impact is far-reaching. Processes, systems, vendors and sometimes the overall mindset (or mission) of the organisation will be impacted. Failure to execute sustainable change can make an organisation lose its competitive advantage. This is what makes […]

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Hows and Whys of Retaining Staff To Boost Your Business

We all understand the importance of a well skilled, highly polished team of employees.  Every business owner would agree that a team of high performing staff and a set of clear, concise and up to date procedures and policies, goes a long way to creating an environment in which employees can thrive. Retaining key staff […]

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Change Management – What Can Go Wrong?

Change is inevitable. Businesses go through various degrees of change, and consequent change management programs, on a regular basis. Sometimes it is industry driven; sometimes it’s a result of customer feedback; and other times it’s simply to remain competitive. Change is not always seen as favourable, particularly by those directly impacted. Unless it is managed […]

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